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How is social responsibility explored by J. B. Priestly in An Inspector Calls?

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An Inspector Calls can be seen as a political allegory that presents a withering indictment of the English upper-classes between the wars. All of the wealthy, privileged characters in the play have, to some extent, failed in their duty toward the lower orders in the form of Eva Smith, and Inspector Goole has arrived on the scene to remind them of their moral, if not legal, responsibility for the young lady's tragic...

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